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Epidermis Anatomy

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Updated April 22, 2014

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Stratum Corneum - Close-Up
Epidermis Anatomy

The structure of the stratum corneum layer looks simple, but this layer is responsible for maintaining the integrity and hydration of the skin - a very important function. There are actually complex processes that are at work in the stratum corneum and minimal disruptions of any of these processes can cause a variety of skin problems.

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